24 Mar '16, 4pm

The Estate Dairy: Milk For Coffee In The UK

The Estate Dairy: Milk For Coffee In The UK

“Going from London and visiting the farms…for dairy farmers it’s their livelihood. Trying to explain this idea to them and the specialty coffee industry, it’s just so distanced from what they know, and you talk about what you want to do and they just don’t understand this end of the market. To a farmer we are a risk,” Young recalls. As difficult as it was to deal with so many dairy farmers who wouldn’t or couldn’t take the financial risk, soon the tables were turned. After a promising visit to an organic farm co-op in Swindon, it seemed as though they were about to close a deal. But in the end, the price point for the milk was too expensive for the Youngs—who’d at this point named their would-be milk business with Münchow “The Estate Dairy”—to afford.

Full article: http://sprudge.com/estate-dairy-milk-coffee-uk-95990.html

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